Young Fathers in South Africa

Mercury Music Prize winners, Young Fathers, will make their South African debut in February 2015 performing in both Johannesburg and Cape Town as part of the British Council's Connect ZA programme.

The Edinburgh-based trio will taking part in streamed live music events in both cities as well as workshops and collaboration sessions with South African artists.

The group will be out in South Africa from 25 February to 3 March 2015, and has been organised jointly between Connect ZA and two key delivery partners; Weheartbeat and The Assembly Radio.

Weheartbeat is a monthly event held in Johannesburg and Cape Town which explores the world of electronic hip hop, soul, jazz and instrumentals.

The Assembly Radio, an extension of Cape Town’s iconic music venue The Assembly; is supported by a New Music Connections grant from the British Council Connect ZA to deliver the band’s experience.

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